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Lauren's Science Corner: Climate Change Increasing Lightning Strikes?

There are 1.4 billion lightning strikes globally each year — 25 million of those bolts occur in the U.S., and that number may be going way up. 386 more words


Weather Blog: Only Normal Thing About MN Nov. Weather: It’s Not Normal!

After a warmer than normal September and October, November 2014 delivered a dramatic shift in season and temperature trend.

Monday is set to be our eighth consecutive day in the metro below 32 degrees and with highs forecasted to stay sub-freezing through Friday, a final tally of 12 days will make for the second longest stretch of consecutive below-freezing November days on record. 398 more words


4-Month Old Puppy Battles Rare Esophagus Disease

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Starting life in a high-kill shelter in Texas is not the only adversity 4-month-old Dutch Shepherd Rocky has endured.

Rocky has battled pneumonia, an eye ailment and is living with a rare condition – megaesophagus. 68 more words


Weather Blog: November Snows Go Big

No practice snowfall to acclimate us to the shift in weather and wardrobe this season. In a mere two weeks’ time, sandals were replaced with snow boots, as Oct. 278 more words


Lauren’s Science Corner: The Return Of The Hole Punch Cloud

On Saturday, Nov. 1, WCCO-TV viewers in the Twin Cities metro, and all the way to the extreme southeast in Houston, Minnesota, spotted a rare and mesmerizing sight, the hole punch or fallstreak cloud. 79 more words


Weather Blog: Halloween Weather In The Twin Cities

Nothing inspires such fright as the vision of Halloween pumpkins shrouded in white.

But have no fear, clear skies are in the forecast for Halloween this year. 186 more words

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Union Depot Unveils 6 New Murals

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It took more than a year and a half, but six new murals are now on display at the historic Union Depot in St. 231 more words